LAREDO, Texas June 25 -U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Laredo Field Office announces today that Alberto A. Flores, currently the Deputy Director of Field Operations, Laredo Field Office, has been selected as the Port Director for Laredo Port of Entry. Flores succeeds Eugene Crawford, who had served as acting Port Director since January 2021 and will now serve as Assistant Port Director, Border Security, Laredo Port of Entry.
Prior to this assignment, Flores served as the Deputy Director, Field Operations at the Laredo Field Office with oversight of border security, trade and mission support operations. From January of 2018 to February of 2020, Mr. Flores served as the Acting Port Director for the Laredo Port of Entry where he managed a diverse workforce of over 1,225 employees, and was responsible for administrative management and operational oversight at four international bridges, one international airport, one rail crossing facility and one Immigration Hearing Facility (IHF). Mr. Flores maintained management and oversight responsibilities for processing approximately 17 million travelers and upwards of $139 billion in trade annually.